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Identifying native plants for coordinated habitat management of arthropod pollinators, herbivores and natural enemies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Lundin, O. & Ward, K. L. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Providing noncrop flowering resources in agricultural landscapes is widely promoted as a strategy to support arthropods that deliver pollination and p...

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Suppressing competitive dominants and community restoration with native parasitic plants using the hemiparasitic Rhinanthus alectorolophus and the dominant grass Calamagrostis epigejos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Těšitel, J. & Mládek, J. & Horník, J. & Těšitelová, T. & Adamec, V. & Tichý, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dominance of native or alien competitive plants causes competitive exclusion of subordinate species and represents a major mechanism reducing biodiver...

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Non-target effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the soil nematode community.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Somasekhar, N. & Grewal, P. S. & Nardo, E. A. B. de & Stinner, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing awareness that biological control carries risks as well as benefits, but there are few data on below-ground effects of inundative ins...

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Grassland biodiversity restoration increases resistance of carbon fluxes to drought.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cole, A. J. & Griffiths, R. I. & Ward, S. E. & Whitaker, J. & Ostle, N. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence suggests that the restoration of plant diversity in grasslands not only brings benefits for biodiversity conservation, but also the delivery ...

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Dwarf mistletoe management in British Columbia.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Rusch, D. & Kope, H. & Murray, M. & Yurkewich, J. & Zeglen, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Dwarf mistletoes are parasitic seed plants that require living hosts to survive. They are a natural and important part of many forest ecosystems. From...

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Manipulation of light spectral quality disrupts host location and attachment by parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Johnson, B. I. & De Moraes, C. M. & Mescher, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta (dodders) make their living by extracting resources from other plants. While relatively few dodder species are a...

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A population model for the effect of parasitic fungi on numbers of the cereal cyst-nematode, Heterodera avenae.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Perry, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population densities of Heterodera avenae in a sandy soil in Nottinghamshire, UK, decreased to very low levels between 1957 and 1968, despite intensiv...

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Mediating mutualisms: farm management practices and evolutionary changes in symbiont co-operation.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Kiers, E. T. & West, S. A. & Denison, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root symbionts (rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizas) are often assumed to increase agricultural productivity consistently. However, rhizobial and myco...

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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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Simulated field trials to evaluate the effect of Sargochromis codringtoni and Tilapia rendalli on snails in the presence and absence of aquatic plants.

Published online: 31 Oct 1997

Authors: Chimbari, M. J. & Madsen, H. & Ndamba, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two cichlid fish were studied under semi-natural conditions to evaluate their potential as agents for the biological control of schistosome intermedia...

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